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Be Limitless With Lists When You Source

Sounds crazy right? You can keyword search LinkedIn.  Why on earth would you find a list first and then go to LinkedIn? Or to any social profile site for that… Get the Rest

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5 Simple Strategies To Stop Sucking At Sourcing

Sourcing is one of those skill sets that you continue to use even after you leave recruiting---and just as relevant if your new job, like mine, involves generating

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Why Your Social Recruiting Efforts Suck

Note from FOT: The best social recruiting efforts give gifts of time, knowledge, community and transparency into the organization you recruit for. Need a story to have it all make

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LinkedIn Tip: Your Profession And Your Industry Are Not The Same!

I live and breathe LinkedIn. Daily. I could be chief cheerleader if they were hiring one. Big fan... huge. For years I've prattled on to our team about relying

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New Sourcing Goal: To Be The Best PenPal Evah!

For the last few years, my days have been filled with intake meetings and sourcing strategy. Building spreadsheets detailing our funnel of candidates, reaching out to candidates about opportunities

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Summertime… And The Demos Are Easy.

Summer is here.  Time to get my sourcing demos on... I tend to hoard these demos until summer, thinking work will be lighter then. It's not.  So I

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Girlfriend, Do You Know The Difference Between An Active And Passive Job Seeker?

I got this question when I humored a vendor with a "quick 5-minute chat" this week.  I love it when people do their due diligence before a call.

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Pack It In The Beach Bag! Social Media Recruitment by Andy Headworth

A little over a year ago, Andy Headworth of Sirona Consulting, asked me if I'd contribute a section to his newest recruiting book, Social Media Recruitment: How to

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Candidate Tip O’ The Week: Just say No Thank You….

Last summer, my oldest daughter worked in a daycare. Forty hours a week, sometimes split shifts, and a lot of times... the poop work. Literally. She had a great

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Want To Job Hunt Online? Show Me Your Job Title.

Somewhere over the last few years there has been this crazy advice for jobseekers to have catch phrases, some witty little one liner to describe what they do. Ugh. And